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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Sunday, April 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Book Talk: Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

When: Saturday, April 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center • 100 Malcolm X Blvd. • Roxbury

 The British writer Victoria Brittain is a former editor at The Guardian newspaper, the co-author of the play Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and co-author (with Moazzam Begg) of his Guantanamo memoir.  She will be visiting the United States to talk about her new book, Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror.

She will be speaking at  venues in the Boston area that are open to the public:

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Africa Rising

When: Sunday, May 5, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church • 10 Church Street • Gloucester

Ambassador William Bellamy

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Ambassador Bellamy serves as director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C. Previously he had served as Senior Vice President of National Defense University.

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Healthy Tomorrow/ anti Female Genital Mutilation work in Mali

When: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 7:30 am
Where: Ethical Society of Boston • 395 Concord Ave • Belmont

Susan McLucasSusan McLucas aka Mariam Sacko or Healthy Tomorrow/Sini Sanuman writes:

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Peace & Conflict in West Africa

When: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 3:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Lecture Hall • 449 Broadway • Cambridge

Peace & Conflict in West Africa

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National Cohesion in Insecure States: Experiences from Africa

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Brandeis University - Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library • Waltham
Mistrust, rivalries and manipulation of past legacies are among the hurdles societies  face on the way to national cohesion and peace after conflict. How can we pursue sustainable and ecologically responsible development in a globalized puzzle of nations, networks and interests? 
 
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Women and Insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

When: Monday, October 15, 2012, 3:30 pm
Where: Brandeis University - Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC) Atrium • Waltham

Women Peacekeepers on the Front Lines in South Sudan

When: Friday, September 28, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Private home • 7 Pleasant Place • Cambridge

Tiffany Easthom, the South Sudan project Country Director for Nonviolent Peaceforce, is on tour in North America. Come hear Tiffany speak about the innovative work of Women Peacekeeping Teams in South Sudan.

What: Tiffany Easthom presents on Women Peacekeeping Teams in South Sudan. A light dinner will be served.

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Anti-FGM news from Mali - One more prominent exciser decides to stop

Susan McLucasDear friends of Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman,

Our work against female genital mutilation (FGM) in Mali is continuing, in spite of the March coup over there.

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King Leopold's Ghost (film)

When: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 3:40 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • Cambridge

King Leopold's Ghost

Thursday, June 21st, in Cambridge   [please download & distribute flyer]

A two-hour journey into the real-life heart of darkness. For 126 years, the US and Belgium have played key roles in shaping Congo's destiny.

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Coup in Mali affects work of Sini Sanuman

Susan McLucasIt's been a very difficult time in Mali recently.  The work of Sini Sanuman, stopping female genital mutilation, has been somewhat slowed down by a military coup d'etat in mid March, led by Captain Amadou Sanogo, and other junior officers and soldiers who were very upset by the government's ineffective response to rebels in the north, many of them Tuaregs, a distinct ethnic group, who want

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End the Debt Crisis: Hopewell Gumbo

When: Friday, April 27, 2012, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: First Church Congregational • 11 Garden St • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Jubilee USA Network presents

End the Debt CrisisTour

6:30  Fellowship Hour & Food

7:30 Talk

Today, it is more critical than ever that we address the deeper causes of international poverty and work to cre- ate a system of just responsible finance, one that ben- efits the entire population, not just the few. Jubilee USA Network brings people together through active solidarity to turn these realities around.

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Bikes Not Bombs: New Project in Uganda

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Bikes Not Bombs Hub • 284 Amory St • Stony Brook T • Jamaica Plain
A multi-media presentation by David Branigan
 
Join us for a glimpse into a new project that Bikes Not Bombs is launching in Amuru, Northern Uganda. This project will provide bicycles to community health workers in order to improve their efficiency and productivity in providing health services to people in rural areas of Amuru.
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RFK in the Land of Apartheid

When: Thursday, November 3, 2011, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Square • 45 Pearl St. • Cambridge

NOTE: CORRECT START TIME IS 6:45PM

The WILPF Monthly Peace and Justice Film Series at the Cambridge Public Library in Central Sq.

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Vijay Prashad at OccupyBoston

When: Sunday, October 23, 2011, 12:30 pm
Where: Occupy Boston Site - FSU "soapbox" • Atlantic Ave. & Summer St • South Station T • Boston

Vijay Prashad

Author of “The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World.”

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series @OccupyBoston

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